Dominique Vallée


2006 Olympian in both snowboard cross and halfpipe … World Cup halfpipe bronze medallist … Two-time Nor-Am cup winner, with six medals overall … Four-time halfpipe national champion and two-time snowboard cross winner.

Getting to know…

Parents are Jacques and Andree Lemieux … Siblings, Nicolas and Catherine … Alpine ski racer for two years in her teens … Earned Creative Art degree from John Abbott College … Does lots of yoga, plays piano, runs and surfs in free time … Goes by nicknames “Dom,” “Doudou”, “Doum” and “Dominator.”

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
2006 Turin SnowboardHalfpipe - Women21
2006 Turin SnowboardSnowboard Cross - Women19

Notable International Results

World Championship (WC) Results: 2009 (Gangwon, KOR): 16th – halfpipe 2007 (Arosa, SUI): 15th - halfpipe 2005 (Whistler, CAN): 11th - halfpipe; 23rd - snowboard cross 2003 (Kreischberg, AUT): 4th - half pipe; 15th - snowboard cross 2001 (Madonna di Campiglio, ITA): Bronze - snowboard cross; 31st - halfpipe

Career Notes

2009-10: Finished 23rd and 24th on World Cup circuit ... Top Nor-Am Cup result is 15th. 2008-09: Finished 16th at WC ... Took bronze at National Championships in Mt. Tremblant, Que. (4/2/2009) ... Two top-10 results at Nor-Am Cup stop in Stoneham, Que. ... Best World Cup result was 10th in Valmalenco, ITA. 2007-08: Placed 6th at National Championships ... Best World Cup finish was 9th in Cardrona, NZE. 2006-07: Started season by winning FIS halpipe in Calgary (1/13/2007) ... Won Nor-Am Cup gold and National Championship bronze. 2005-06: Made Olympic debut in Turin, finishing 19th in snowboard cross and 21st in halfpipe ... Earned silver at National Championships in Avila, Que. ... Best World Cup result was 10th in Valle Nevado, CHI and Furrano, JPN. 2004-05: Won Big Air competition at Nor-Am Cup event in Mont Avila, Que., following it up with silver in halfpipe the next day ... Took snowboard cross bronze at South American Cup race in Valle Nevado, CHI ... Best World Cup results were 7th in both Bardonecchia, ITA and Sungwoo, KOR. 1998-04: Took snowboard cross bronze at 2001 WC (1/28/2001) ... Won first World Cup bronze in Whistler, B.C. (12/9/2001) ... Earned three National Championship medals ... Took two medals on Nor-Am Cup circuit.